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It is a very great privilege to be invited to give this lecture in memory of Patrick Hutber.
This study was prepared for the Nationalised Industries Study Group of the Centre for Policy studies by Trevor Morse.
Serious discussion about the strategic defence initiative in space began in the United States in the late 1960s.
Few human aspirations are stronger than that of ownership. Nor will it be denied that ownership can confer independence and dignity.
Government policy towards the coal industry should have in sight the following targets.
Voluntary bodies today enjoy an aggregate annual income of almost £10billion, a sum which is increasing fast. But the term Voluntary is a misnomer.
New attitudes to open elites and healthy competition are urgently needed in our education system. The pursuit of uniformity has been a mistake and has greatly hindered our attempts to become competitive in world trade. If political courage is needed to admit this, so be it.
I have never until tonight had an opportunity to express publically my admiration for my old friend Ross McWhirter.
In he autumn of 1980, Ray Honeyford, then aged 46 was appointed to the headship of Drummond Middle School in Bradford. He was a supporter of the Labour Party, a Catholic who had been born one of eleven children in a Manchester slum, gained an MA while head of English at a Manchester comprehensive and later gained a second degree in psychology.
We have chosen to consider council housing because there remain many council tenants who are unable to take advantage of that policy and yet after dissatisfied with their present form of tenure, rented Council housing has not been one of the successes of the welfare state.
Financial markets, both in London and throughout the world are in the throes of fundamental and far-reaching changes. Barriers between previously separate markets are coming down. The old institutional distinctions no longer apply. The financial map is redrawn.
The Centre for Policy Studies engages in two sorts of activities – the proposal and elaboration of policies which are worthy of pursuit, and the influencing of opinion so as to secure support for them. The distribution of effort between these two actives is dictated by the nature and extent of our resources.
This pamphlet takes a fresh look at the problems of the British shipping industry and suggests practical proposals to solve them.
In this study we have tried to achieve a blending of research, represented in our group by John Croft CBE, formerly Head of Research at the Home Office; the political knowledge of John Wheeler JP, MP, who was formerly a member of the prisons service, and is mainly responsible for this paper; the practical experience of barristers who also sit in the criminal courts on occasion as recorders; as well as the experience of two magistrates.
The Commission for Racial Equality, as it likes to tell us in its advertisements, “was set up by the Race Relations Act 1776 whit he duties of working towards the elimination of discrimination and promoting equality of opportunity and good relations between different racial groups generally.” These are indeed admirable objectives, which no person of goodwill could fail to share. Certainly racism is an outrage; if but only if, that is, the word “racism” is, as it should be, constructed as meaning the advantaging or disadvantaging of individuals for no other or better reason than that they happen to be members of this racial group rather than that.